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Bonjour mes belles,

I hope that you had a nice weekend. I am in the mood to paint and the first item on my list was an old mirror that I purchased last weekend.

It has been resprayed a gaudy gold colour which I was not so keen on so I painted it with some Elephants breath paint and this is the result.

I am just waiting on French Boyfriend to attach some hooks so that I can hang it on the wall.

Tomorrow I will be back to share some photos that I took whilst out and about over the course of the weekend.


Je vous souhaite un bon début de semaine et un tout doux Lundi, Leeann x


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  1. I love it. Perfect small amount of gilt showing .. the mirror can stand on its own without color distracting from its beauty. We bought a red mirror once that was very ornate but red ! My husband painted it white then rubbed some of the drying paint off letting the bits of red show here and there, it looks old but not gaudy.

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  2. Very pretty - I'd like to see a picture of the whole mirror - it looks very interesting

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